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2008 Results: Florida

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See list of localities in Florida with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Coot 148,996       277      
American Robin 85,055       796      
Ring-billed Gull 22,401       497      
Sandhill Crane 18,370       399      
White Ibis 17,870       835      
Laughing Gull 14,952       393      
Fish Crow 14,746       442      
Tree Swallow 14,688       213      
Red-winged Blackbird 11,858       790      
Common Grackle 11,841       738      
Turkey Vulture 11,727       1,099      
Double-crested Cormorant 11,115       662      
Long-billed Dowitcher 10,144       8      
American Goldfinch 10,056       751      
Lesser Scaup 9,315       130      
Mourning Dove 9,165       1,832      
Chipping Sparrow 8,585       549      
Herring Gull 8,198       172      
American Crow 7,960       742      
Boat-tailed Grackle 7,329       492      
American White Pelican 7,258       109      
Northern Cardinal 6,975       1,918      
Black Vulture 6,739       750      
Blue-winged Teal 6,714       114      
Cattle Egret 5,904       295      
Black Skimmer 5,791       61      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 5,773       822      
European Starling 5,248       307      
Brown-headed Cowbird 4,976       221      
Dunlin 4,849       38      
Brown Pelican 4,589       449      
Snowy Egret 4,483       516      
Great Egret 4,293       854      
Ring-necked Duck 3,913       105      
Blue Jay 3,818       1,340      
Rock Pigeon 3,638       294      
Northern Mockingbird 3,438       1,381      
Anhinga 3,030       638      
House Sparrow 2,570       342      
Palm Warbler 2,547       487      
Glossy Ibis 2,465       154      
Mallard 2,394       357      
Willet 2,373       82      
Sanderling 2,361       60      
Great Blue Heron 2,357       850      
Least Sandpiper 2,311       49      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2,287       444      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,230       1,182      
Cedar Waxwing 2,229       87      
Wood Stork 2,226       428      
Tufted Titmouse 2,208       847      
Roseate Spoonbill 1,863       62      
Carolina Chickadee 1,856       698      
Carolina Wren 1,843       803      
Osprey 1,800       766      
House Finch 1,653       403      
Western Sandpiper 1,603       18      
Forster's Tern 1,594       123      
Mottled Duck 1,555       237      
Black-bellied Plover 1,483       47      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,483       302      
Little Blue Heron 1,480       507      
Northern Shoveler 1,478       40      
Pine Warbler 1,458       351      
Royal Tern 1,438       106      
Short-billed Dowitcher 1,422       21      
Canada Goose 1,352       149      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 1,324       36      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1,320       692      
Northern Pintail 1,247       22      
Hooded Merganser 1,220       158      
Muscovy Duck 1,207       223      
Killdeer 1,185       235      
Common Ground-Dove 1,169       301      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1,144       331      
Wood Duck 1,100       212      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1,087       39      
Semipalmated Plover 1,070       29      
Tricolored Heron 1,062       309      
Eastern Bluebird 1,023       313      
White-winged Dove 1,013       204      
Bonaparte's Gull 897       55      
Gray Catbird 810       419      
Ruddy Turnstone 777       45      
Downy Woodpecker 761       495      
Green-winged Teal 751       41      
Belted Kingfisher 735       406      
Red Knot 732       11      
Savannah Sparrow 705       77      
Purple Martin 701       130      
Redhead 691       17      
Painted Bunting 686       226      
Monk Parakeet 672       93      
Eastern Phoebe 650       357      
Wild Turkey 647       96      
Ruddy Duck 596       20      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 591       10      
Bald Eagle 572       317      
Pileated Woodpecker 569       380      
House Wren 563       200      
Bufflehead 553       51      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 502       218      
Red-breasted Merganser 490       57      
American Kestrel 478       196      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 443       5      
Eastern Meadowlark 423       57      
Greater Yellowlegs 414       54      
Eastern Towhee 411       172      
Red-tailed Hawk 400       271      
Loggerhead Shrike 377       189      
Northern Gannet 377       26      
Horned Grebe 361       34      
Brown Thrasher 360       244      
Common Yellowthroat 346       110      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 337       71      
Common Loon 337       79      
White-throated Sparrow 288       66      
Nanday Parakeet 277       33      
Song Sparrow 277       78      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 262       62      
Northern Flicker 260       145      
Limpkin 258       122      
American Avocet 248       15      
Green Heron 248       136      
Caspian Tern 246       41      
Indigo Bunting 244       40      
Marbled Godwit 230       9      
Swamp Sparrow 229       70      
Field Sparrow 223       45      
Wilson's Plover 215       16      
Baltimore Oriole 209       83      
White-eyed Vireo 207       111      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 203       164      
Northern Harrier 200       89      
Sandwich Tern 188       22      
Cooper's Hawk 181       151      
Red-headed Woodpecker 175       125      
Barred Owl 169       109      
Black-necked Stilt 163       14      
Great Black-backed Gull 156       21      
Northern Parula 154       78      
Northern Bobwhite 144       27      
American Oystercatcher 142       23      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 141       108      
Black-and-white Warbler 129       91      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 127       53      
Yellow-throated Warbler 112       81      
Piping Plover 109       10      
American Wigeon 105       17      
Florida Scrub-Jay 103       28      
Blue-headed Vireo 101       64      
Sedge Wren 101       16      
Purple Gallinule 99       40      
Red-crowned Parrot 99       3      
Rusty Blackbird 98       8      
Great Horned Owl 91       58      
Pine Siskin 86       19      
Hermit Thrush 83       56      
White-breasted Nuthatch 82       60      
Wilson's Snipe 80       47      
Spotted Sandpiper 78       35      
Orange-crowned Warbler 75       59      
Reddish Egret 68       38      
Stilt Sandpiper 68       7      
American Pipit 65       13      
Great Crested Flycatcher 63       38      
Indian Peafowl 60       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 60       51      
Brewer's Blackbird 59       15      
Crested Caracara 59       26      
Eastern Screech-Owl 58       41      
Purple Swamphen 54       6      
Canvasback 50       10      
Prairie Warbler 49       35      
Grasshopper Sparrow 44       11      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 44       15      
Vesper Sparrow 43       13      
Marsh Wren 41       15      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 41       18      
American Bittern 40       26      
White-crowned Sparrow 40       9      
Broad-winged Hawk 39       15      
Clapper Rail 38       15      
Common Myna 37       11      
Burrowing Owl 34       16      
Hairy Woodpecker 34       29      
Purple Finch 34       16      
Peregrine Falcon 32       22      
White-crowned Pigeon 32       4      
Budgerigar 31       3      
Snail Kite 31       12      
Snow Goose 29       10      
Sora 27       12      
Ovenbird 26       19      
Whooping Crane 23       9      
Bachman's Sparrow 22       9      
Magnificent Frigatebird 22       17      
Nelson's Sparrow 22       3      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 21       4      
Greater Scaup 20       7      
Spot-breasted Oriole 20       12      
Western Kingbird 20       8      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 19       14      
Yellow Warbler 19       11      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 18       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       6      
Least Bittern 16       2      
Summer Tanager 16       16      
Dark-eyed Junco 15       3      
Merlin 15       12      
Egyptian Goose 14       4      
Barn Owl 13       10      
American Black Duck 12       4      
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 12       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 12       7      
Seaside Sparrow 12       4      
Winter Wren 12       3      
Yellow-naped Parrot 12       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 11       9      
Gadwall 11       6      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       10      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 10       1      
Short-tailed Hawk 10       10      
Whimbrel 10       5      
American Redstart 9       9      
American Woodcock 9       7      
Blue-crowned Parakeet 7       1      
Bronzed Cowbird 7       3      
Northern Waterthrush 7       3      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Mute Swan 6       2      
Swallow-tailed Kite 6       6      
Virginia Rail 6       3      
Brown Noddy 5       1      
Gull-billed Tern 5       4      
Surf Scoter 5       1      
Eared Grebe 4       2      
Henslow's Sparrow 4       2      
Scarlet Ibis 4       4      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 3       3      
Lark Sparrow 3       2      
Long-tailed Duck 3       2      
Parasitic Jaeger 3       2      
Red-throated Loon 3       2      
Rose-ringed Parakeet 3       2      
Solitary Sandpiper 3       3      
Swainson's Hawk 3       3      
Bananaquit 2       2      
Black-throated Green Warbler 2       1      
Cape May Warbler 2       2      
Cave Swallow 2       2      
Common Goldeneye 2       2      
Common Hill Myna 2       1      
Eastern Kingbird 2       2      
King Rail 2       2      
Louisiana Waterthrush 2       1      
Nashville Warbler 2       2      
Sooty Tern 2       1      
Vermilion Flycatcher 2       2      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1       1      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 1       1      
Common Tern 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lazuli Bunting 1       1      
Least Flycatcher 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Smooth-billed Ani 1       1      
Sprague's Pipit 1       1      
Western Tanager 1       1      
White-winged Parakeet 1       1      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Total 647,352             

A total of 277 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.